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“It's ok”

Highland Wildlife Park
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Kingussie
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountains and tundra in our spectacular setting. Drive around the Main Reserve in your own car and then investigate the walk-round area on foot. With everything from Scottish wildcats to polar bears don't miss the Highlands' wildest day out!
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“It's ok”
Reviewed September 23, 2012 via mobile

Park is ok, not a huge range of animals to see so its quite expensive but the snow monkeys, tigers & polar bears are worth a look. I thought it wasnt very well laid out & found most paths are unsuitable for buggies & wheelchairs. Blair Drummond is better. The view from the view point is very beautiful.

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Cambridgeshire, UK
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13 reviews
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“Always entertaining”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

Love going to the Highland Wildlife Park - where else would you get to see Pallas cats and Scottish Wildcats?! Fab. Friendly staff, too.

Visited September 2012
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West Kilbride
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7 attraction reviews
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“Great day out!”
Reviewed September 17, 2012

We had a lovely day here on Saturday, our 2nd visit. The main reserve is so pretty to drive round, and the animals come so close to the cars you get a really good view of them.

There is so much to see in the walk-round area as well, the monkeys were hilarious!

We will definitely visit again.

Visited September 2012
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Polar Bears!!!!”
Reviewed September 17, 2012

Not a 9-5 day out but you can certainly spend a good 3-4 hours here. Polar bear feeding time is great - especially if you catch Walker playing with his hard hat... I will never forget the sight of a polar bear belly surfing down the snow-covered hill to get to his hard hat!!

Visited January 2012
Thank Elanne
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Forres, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent place!”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

I visited the Highland Wildlife Park with my mum and stepdad in june. I really love this place. The animals are amazing and look so happy. The highlight of my trip was the monkies, I absolutely love monkies and was mesmorised by them, I could've stood and watched them for hours. As we don't drive, we had to get the bus to the bottom of the hill and walk up to the park, once we paid and got all the leaflets, a landrover came and picked us up and took us into the park. We booked a slot to go on the landrover around the "safari" the man who took us round was brilliant, he knew a lot about the animals and was very happy to answer any questions. The cafe, to me, was a little overpriced. I would say take a pic nic if there are a few of you visiting, there are lots of benches scattered around the park so you can sit down in comfort.

On our way back, we needed the landrover to get us out of the park so we could go get the bus. We had already asked to use the landrover and told them what time. We went to the shop and asked the girl, she radioed through to the staff but unfortunately nobody was available to take us, we started panicking and then the girl told us to go to the wee hut where they sell ice creams, we went there and knocked and to our surprise, a lovely lady who was cleaning grabbed her car keys and took us down to the bus stop... we had just a couple of minutes to spare for the bus... it was late anyway so it didn't really matter!

Visited June 2012
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